Nov 16, 2012 3:00am PST
different than the average person. so let's deal with the top three. let's start with dallas. dallas we know is a growing city. what makes it attractive for the military? >> all three of these top cities are not really military cities, per se. so that's what surprised us. dallas particularly, it's a tech send trick city, very clean, low crime rate, high population, but the thing that works there is it's also got high employee employ ability. so there's a is a great choice. >> brian: phoenix, a lot of people are buying homes. something that seems to be affordable and that is also a growing city. >> yes. it's very affordable. both mortgages are cheaper and rent is lower than national average. also a lot of educational opportunities. as i said in the outset, we looked at education heavily in this survey. >> brian: they also have a lot of contracting jobs and a lot of the men and women seem to like that and high number of government jobs. the last one and this is surprise to go a degree, pittsburgh. pittsburgh we know is starting to become a booming city as they get away from steel a little bit.
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
with the fact that the dallas cowboys are america's team. i don't know how they got the name, but they got it. how did he get to be the american candidate? who named him that? >> that's a frequent thing in politics. >> i never heard obama say take back america. >> you know, this is not that unfamiliar. the idea we're going to take back the white house, restore america, renew america, hope and change, whatever you want to call it. the team that's out of politics -- out of power wants to take back power. i don't think that's racially motivated. i think it's ridiculous to think it is. >> but you know what, john? look at the tea party's rhetoric. that's where this take back america stuff started. these were people looking at the colonial period as the idyllic period in the american history before you had unions and racial integration. that sort of america in which african-americans were three-fifths of a person. that was the era they saw as idyllic. to your point about 2010, let's not compare apples to oranges. what's in midterms is minority voters and younger voters stay home. sure, you can win
Nov 29, 2012 10:00am PST
steegal following this live from dallas. >> reporter: yeah, megyn. according to the family spokesperson, the president was admitted to the hospital on the day after thanksgiving for this bronchitis. he's being treated at the methodist hospital which is down in houston, and the family spokesperson continues to say that he's in stable condition, his doctors expect that he will be released from the hospital within the next 72 hours. at issue here has apparently been a lingering cough. his son, former president george w. bush and his wife laura, visiting him there over the weekend. listen. >> the entire family has rallied to him both in person. neil lives here in houston, of course, mrs. bush has been vigilant in her visitation, she's been by his side constantly, and other family members have checked in by phone regularly. so we're all pulling for him, but happifully, it's not life threatening. >> reporter: now, in recent years the president has been diagnosed with a form of parkinson's decide, -- disease, but for an 88-year-old, he's had an otherwise clean bill of health. back in 2004 he w
Nov 5, 2012 3:00am PST
staples makes it easier to upgrade. >>> another quick look at the morning papers. "the dallas morning news" unless congress acts, one in five americans will be hit with an obscure costly tax, the alternative minimum tax threatens to add $3,700 to middle class americans living in high-cost urban areas. unlike taxes associated with the fiscal cliff the amt would be due almost immediately. and now to another tax in "the new york times." tomorrow the city of richmond, california, could become the first city in america to tax businesses that sell sodas or other sweetened drinks. excellent. outside groups have spent nearly $2.5 million to try to defeat the ballot proposal but healthy americans will vote for it. the tampa bay times after sunday's new york city marathon was canceled, hundreds of runners head ed off to staten island with backpacks filled with supplies for those displaced by hurricane sandy. several other cities throughout the u.s. are opening their doors to runners looking for another marathon. this weekend the pensacola marathon is holding its ninth annual race and has offered spo